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Dale Arnold: Bruins Missing Rough, Tough Identity This Season (Video)

Are the Boston Bruins having an identity crisis? Traditionally, the B’s have been a tough, defensive team that’s used those talents to wear down its opponents. But now, they look like something different. “If you look at the guys who are gone — Jarome Iginla, Shawn Thornton, Johnny Boychuk — it seems like they’re going away from the big rough...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins and Oilers are discussing a trade and a third team may be involved

The rumor mill is once again heating up for the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers. You may recall that the two teams were linked over the summer prior to Boston’s trade which sent Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders. Now a report from Nick Kypreos suggests that the two sides are talking once more about a potential trade. Before diving in, it’s always worth noting that...
Via Puck Drunk Love
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins and Oilers are discussing a trade and a third team may be involved

The rumor mill is once again heating up for the Boston Bruins and the Edmonton Oilers. You may recall that the two teams were linked over the summer prior to Boston’s trade which sent Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders. Now a report from Nick Kypreos suggests that the two sides are talking once more about a potential trade. Before diving in, it’s always worth noting that...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders place Johnny Boychuk, Lubomir Visnovsky on injured list

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The surging, but banged-up New York Islanders are putting defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Lubomir Visnovsky on the injured list and recalling defenseman Griffin Reinhart under emergency conditions from Bridgeport of the AHL. Boychuk, on the list retroactive to Nov. 27, has already missed three games because of a lower-body injury. Visnovsky's move is retroactive...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Notes: Blues’ Martin Brodeur Signing A Mistake; Johnny Boychuk Placed On IR

Legendary goaltender Martin Brodeur will soon make his season debut and it won’t be with the New Jersey Devils. Brodeur signed a one-year contract with the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, giving the Central Division club much-needed goaltending depth with veteran Brian Elliott on injured reserve and 24-year-old Jake Allen lacking NHL experience. .@MartinBrodeur's new mask has arrived...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Boo Boychuk by @LCJS

___________________________ By Lee C.J. Sobotka | Staff WriterPublic Enemy No. 1Hockey is a sport of grace and violence.It is less about brute force, like football, and more about the skillful application of power.  There is nothing quite as beautiful as a player stepping up and into another to separate them from the puck.  These well-timed hits are an integral part of the game...
Via PensInitiative
28 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Johnny Boychuk with a cheapshot on Evgeni Malkin

With less than a minute to play Islanders Dman Johnny Boychuk got a cheap one in on Evgeni Malkin:
Via The Pensblog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

A Look At The Week Ahead In Bruins Tickets

It’s funny how much things can change in a matter of weeks. Entering the season this month, the Bruins were perceived to have too many defenseman. As such, fan favorite Johnny Boychuk was dealt to the Islanders for picks. Only 10 games into their season, the Bruins now need all the defensive help it can get. Zdeno Chara is gone for over a month with a knee injury, Kevan Miller...
Via BruinsLife
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Episode Three Of ‘Behind The B’ Documents Johnny Boychuk’s Return (Video)

There’s been a lot going on with the Boston Bruins this season, and the season isn’t even a month old. That’s left for no shortage of material for the second season of “Behind the B” on NESN. In the third episode, the Bruins’ first month is documented, including opening night, Johnny Boychuk’s return to Boston and Zdeno Chara’s knee injury. This season will have 13...
Via NESN.com
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Islanders Live: Johnny Boychuk Returns To TD Garden

BOSTON — Johnny Boychuk will take the ice Thursday night at TD Garden as an opposing player for the first time in his NHL career when his New York Islanders take on the Bruins. It’s been almost three weeks since Boychuk was traded to the Islanders for draft picks, and he’s helped them start the campaign 4-2-0, good enough for first place in the Metropolitan Division. Bruins...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Expected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Islanders

BOSTON — The New York Islanders are in town and two former Bruins will play key roles in their chances of defeating the Original Six club Thursday night at TD Garden. Veteran defenseman Johnny Boychuk will face the Bruins for the first time since he was traded to the Islanders on Oct. 4. He’s already made a strong impact on the Isles blue line with two goals and four assists...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk’s Best Moments With The Boston Bruins (Videos)

Johnny Boychuk returns to TD Garden on Thursday night, the rink he called home for five-plus seasons with the Boston Bruins. Three days before the 2014-15 regular season, the Bruins traded Boychuk to the New York Islanders in exchange for two second-round picks draft picks and a conditional third-round selection. Boychuk came to Boston in 2008 via a trade with the Colorado Avalanche...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Returns to Boston

One of my favorite former Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk makes his return to Boston. Boychuk is now a teammate of former Fighting Sioux defenseman Brock Nelson. Boychuk is famously known for his deadly, heavy, accurate slap shot, which is known as a Johnny Rocket. Joe Haggerty, CSNNE.COM – Johnny Boychuk texted every member of the Bruins team after learning he...
Via Goon's World
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Grateful For Opportunity Bruins Gave Him For Six Seasons

BOSTON — Johnny Boychuk understands the business of the NHL, even if it’s difficult to deal with at times. The Bruins went into training camp with eight NHL-caliber defenseman, many of whom were on one-way contracts and/or needed additional ice time at the top level to continue their development. Boychuk knew that it was possible that he could be the odd man out. Ultimately,...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Was The Last Bruin Traded To Islanders Before Johnny Boychuk?

Johnny Boychuk on Thursday will take the TD Garden ice as a member of the opposition for the first time. The former Boston Bruins defenseman was traded to the New York Islanders just days before the regular season began. The trusty, veteran defenseman was the casualty of the NHL’s strict salary cap, as the Bruins had to get under the cap before the news season. The trade was still...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Wasn’t Shocked By Boston Bruins-New York Islanders Trade

For Johnny Boychuk, the writing was on the wall. The Boston Bruins traded Boychuk to the New York Islanders earlier this month. The move sent shockwaves throughout Boston, but Boychuk, a free agent after this season, knew a deal was possible given the lack of communication about a potential contract extension. “We didn’t talk, so I just figured something’s probably going to...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk’s Return To Boston Adds Intrigue To Bruins-Islanders (Video)

It didn’t take long for Johnny Boychuk to find his way back to the TD Garden. Less than three weeks after the Boston Bruins traded the defenseman to the New York Islanders in exchange for draft picks, Boychuk will take the ice against his former team when the Bruins battle the Islanders on Thursday night. Boychuk — who’s tallied six points in six games for his new team ...
Via NESN.com
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Trade Among Most Notable Bruins Deals Of Past Decade (Photos)

The Boston Bruins aren’t afraid to pull the trigger on blockbuster deals. Their latest trade of defenseman Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders on Oct. 4 backs up that claim. Boston received three draft picks in the deal that sent the 30-year-old to Long Island. The former Bruin will revisit TD Garden on Thursday, when Boston and New York face off for the first time since...
Via NESN.com
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the New York Islanders For Real?

#457334874 / gettyimages.com The start to the New York Islanders season has gone about as well as anyone could have hoped.  The Islanders have started the season 4-0-0 and have been one of the most talked about teams since before the season began.  Many are now considering the Islanders as a playoff team because of their successful start. Optimism hit Long Island late this preseason...
Via Beyond The Benches
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Winners and Losers in Boychuk Trade

Boychuk and Kyle Okposo  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)Most Boston Bruin fans were not a fan of the Johnny Boychuk trade from day one. Most fans weren’t even a fan of it in theory. But now that the initial shock has worn off, where have the pieces fallen? Well, let’s just say that now most Bruins fans really, really, really, don’t like the Johnny Boychuk trade.In the four games...
Via BruinsLife
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

3. Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins. Take Back On The Boychuk Trade? Please?

Apologies in advance for any spelling or grammar errors, I just finished rinsing the bleach out of my eyes from Thursday night’s Bruins game, brought to you by Planned Parenthood. Man, the Bruins were bad the other night. When you’re facing a goalie as prone to catastrophe as Jimmy Howard, it’s probably in your best interest to put more than 17 shots on net. Combined with...
Via Days of Y'Orr
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Scores Goal, Adds Two Assists In Islanders Debut (Video)

New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk wasted no time making an impact for his new team. In his first game with Isles, the recently acquired blueliner opened the scoring Friday night against the Carolina Hurricanes during a first-period power play. Boychuk — who was playing his first regular-season game since being traded by the Boston Bruins on Oct. 4 —  fired a slap...
Via NESN.com
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Trade Johnny Boychuk

Jared Wickerham / Getty Images By: Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) Well, the inevitable happened, and the Bruins dealt with their defensive logjam. However, the victim of the logjam was not who anyone expected it to be. The Bruins decided to trade Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders in exchange for two second round draft picks and a conditional third round draft pick. It didn’t...
Via The Hockey Guys
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Torey Krug: Bruins Defense Must Fill Johnny Boychuk’s Role As A Group

The Boston Bruins enjoyed a team-building trip to Vermont this weekend, but there was one notable difference from years past: the absence of defenseman Johnny Boychuk, who was traded to the New York Islanders on Saturday. And while there’ll be a hole in the Bruins’ blue line without Boychuk, fellow D-man Torey Krug said the rest of the guys need to be wary of trying to fill...
Via NESN.com
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Expecting To Have Bigger Role With New York Islanders

Getting traded from a Stanley Cup contender to a team that has only made the playoffs once in the last seven years might be disheartening for some players. But for Johnny Boychuk, who was traded Saturday from the Boston Bruins to the New York Islanders, it’s a chance to prove his worth as a top player on a team’s blueline. “I know that I’m going to be having a bigger role...
Via NESN.com
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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